Real Name: John Smith
Identity/Class: Human technology user
Occupation: Newspaper reporter for the Globe.
Enemies: Takos, a ruthless gang leader.
Known Relatives: Takos (brother)
Aliases: Lord John Trevor (Argentinian reprints)
Base of Operations: Unidentified US city
First Appearance: Albi le Piu Belle Aventure (December 12 ,1946)
Powers/Abilities: His costume endowed him with extraordinary strength and other exceptional powers including the ability to fire atomic energy beams from a battery on his belt and to fly. His costume also grants him invulnerabilty.
History: John Smith invented a special rubber suit (blue jumpsuit, later changed to red) that was powered by atomic energy. The suit would occasionally malfunction.
Comments: Created by Max Massimino Garnier and Paul Campani. Thanks to Dennis Ray for the images and a lot of additional information.
The "World Encyclopedia of Comics" identifies Misterix as Italy's second masked hero after Asso de Picche.
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